ECS unveiled their plans for the next generation of Intel 8-series chipsets and 4th Generation Intel® Core processor family.  These motherboards will be released in Q2 2013 and are categorized into four lines:

  • Unnamed series – optimized for gaming and high performance processing
  • Pro series – optimized for power computing
  • Deluxe series – optimized for small office and home
  • Essentials series – optimized for home and multi-media

ECS motherboard lines
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Continue reading our preview of the ECS Z87 motherboard lineup!

All 8-series chipset motherboards will feature the Durathon durability technology, a redesigned power distribution system to better enable the utmost life, stability, and performance from the new ECS motherboards. Durathon encompasses the following enhancements: triple density PCB, extreme temperature resistance, 1.5k point torture testing, and all solid capacitors.

Additionally, all 8-series chipset motherboards will include the following features: Hyper Alloy Choke technology, Sound Blaster Cinema Technology, 4-way video output (DVI, HDMI, Display Port and D-Sub VGA), EZ quick charger, Motherboard Intelligent Bios III, 4K video output, ECS EZ Bios, and ECS ADS (Anti-Dust Shield).

At this time, the following Z87 chipset boards have been announced by ECS:

  • Pro series – Z87H3-A2
  • Deluxe series – Z87H3-A3

For more information on the ECS 8-series chipset mother line, please see their preview page here.

About ECS

ECS, the Elitegroup Computer Systems, was established in 1987, and is approaching its 26th year of business. More than two decades, ECS has overcome a great deal of obstacles facing new businesses and has experienced the joy of significant growth and development. Her main focus has expanded to not only motherboards, but also desktop and notebook computers, graphics cards and other mobile products. ECS is strongly committed to develop cutting-edge technology in order to generate innovative products under environmental friendly designs. ECS comprehensive system of quality control provides our clients with reassurance and fosters long term cooperation. Visit to learn more.